Consular Services for Foreign Residents in Argentina

Information about UK, US, Irish, Canadian and Australian consulates in Argentina, which provide services for citizens in need, including replacement of lost or stolen passports and help and advice in difficult situations...

Citizens of the USA, United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia living in Argentina can access information from the consular sections of their relevant Embassies or High Commissions.

Click on the appropriate link below to access the home page of each of the relevant Embassies in Argentina.

American Citizens

The US Citizens Service consular section provides passport services, registration of births, information on visas, federal benefits, notary services and voting information, as well as emergency assistance to American citizens in distress.

  • For comprehensive information about the services provided: Click here
  • Embassy of the United States of America
    At: Av. Colombia 4300, C1425GMN Buenos Aires
    Tel: (011) 5777-4510/4763/4371
    : (011) 5777-4354 / (011) 5777-4873 (Out of hours emergency only)
    Fax: (011) 5777-4293 / (011) 5777-4205

US citizens living or traveling abroad are encouraged to register with their nearest Embassy or Consulate in order to receive up-to-date travel and security information and to make it easier for the Embassy or Consulate to contact them in case of an emergency.

UK Citizens

The British Embassy Buenos Aires has up-to-date news on matters relating to Argentinian-British relations, as well as much information on trade and investment between Argentina and the UK.

The British Embassy, which is also accredited to Paraguay, offers many consular services to British citizens in Argentina. These include:

  • Registering births and deaths and issuing certified copies of certificates
  • Certifying documents
  • Providing information about transferring funds
  • Providing help for those who are victims of crime or in hospital
  • Providing contact details of lawyers
  • For further information on consular services provided: Click here

The UK government's GOV.UK website provides information online for Britons considering moving abroad and for those already there. It includes tax, health and education advice as well as a section on what to do when returning to the UK.

  • British Embassy
    : Dr. Luis Agote 2412, 1425 Buenos Aires
    Tel: (011) 4808-2200
    Fax: (011) 4808-2274

In addition to the Embassy in Buenos Aires, there are also honorary consulates in Córdoba, Mendoza and Rosario.


British passports are not issued by the British Embassy in Buenos Aires. Applications for first passports and renewals must be sent to HM Passport Office in the UK.

  • For more information about renewing a passport: Click here

Irish Citizens

The Embassy of Ireland in Argentina provides help and advice in emergency situations to Irish citizens resident or traveling in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. The website provides information on travel between Ireland and Argentina and has a section on living and working in Argentina, and the Irish community in South America.

  • Embassy of Ireland
    : Edificio Bluesky, 6th Floor, Avenida del Libertador 1068, Recoleta, Buenos Aires
    Tel: (011) 5787-0801
    Fax: (011) 5787-0802

Services provided by the Irish Embassy include:

  • Passport services
  • Visa services
  • Authentication of documents
  • Emergency assistance

Australian Citizens

The Australian Embassy in Argentina provides services to Australians in Argentina, and is also accredited to Paraguay and Uruguay. Services provided include:

  • Issuing emergency passports
  • Travel advice
  • Notary services
  • A list of doctors and lawyers
  • Australian Embassy in Argentina
    : Villanueva 1400, C1426BMJ Buenos Aires
    Tel: (011) 4779-3500
    Tel: +61 2 6261 3305 (Out of hours emergency only)
    Fax: (011) 4779-3581

Canadian Citizens

The website of the Canadian Embassy in Argentina has some very useful checklists and notes on all aspects of moving to and living in Argentina. The Embassy is also accredited to Paraguay.